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Thai army chief to hold news conf on Bangkok unrest

Thai army chief General Anupong Paochinda will hold a news conference later on Wednesday after meeting with government officials and business leaders to discuss escalating protests in Bangkok.

world Updated: Nov 26, 2008 11:58 IST

Thai army chief General Anupong Paochinda will hold a news conference later on Wednesday after meeting with government officials and business leaders to discuss escalating protests in Bangkok.

The news conference is scheduled to begin at around 3 p.m. (0800), an army spokesman told reporters.

The unrest in Bangkok has triggered speculation the army will try to force the government to stand down.